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2 months ago

Barbara R. Cochran, MFA  See profile asked this question:

Language pair:

Spanish > English

Subject:

General

Level of diffculty:

Easy / medium

Word or term in question:

lo miraba con cara de que fuera al grano

Context:

Es el hombre más huraño que he conocido en mi vida. Ha venido hasta aquí en deferencia hacia mí, porque fui alumno suyo en la universidad. Ya entonces era raro, pero ahora… —movió la cabeza incrédulo y los miró.
Los dos esperaban impacientes, su amigo lo miraba con cara de que fuera al grano y Brianna se retorcía las manos por la angustia.

 

 

The answer of Clara Fernández  See profile was rated best

Gave him a look that said "go to the point"

My comment:

Ir al grano means to get to the point of whatever you're saying.

My references:

Native speaker